The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 123 104 62
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 23 38 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.07% 1.63% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.70% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 94
Average salary £52,500 £39,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -15.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £32,800 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2054 2234 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.36% 95.96% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1676 1768 2171
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -21 4 £50,000 -11.11%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £55,000 -
Letchworth +4 2 £39,375 +0.96% 1
Watford 0 2 £50,000 +66.66%
Stevenage +11 1 £55,000 -
St Albans - 1 £40,000 - 2
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 46 (90.20%) SQL
2 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
3 32 (62.75%) Windows
4 26 (50.98%) Oracle
5 18 (35.29%) ITIL
5 18 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (29.41%) Linux
7 14 (27.45%) Degree
7 14 (27.45%) Replication
8 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
8 12 (23.53%) SAN
8 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
8 12 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (21.57%) OpenEdge
10 10 (19.61%) Data Guard
10 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
11 9 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.69%) Java
12 8 (15.69%) .NET
12 8 (15.69%) VMware
12 8 (15.69%) Clustering
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (13.73%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (13.73%) Finance
13 7 (13.73%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (13.73%) IBM

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.57%) OpenEdge
2 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
3 7 (13.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (11.76%) MySQL
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
9 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (3.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Replication
2 8 (15.69%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
4 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
4 2 (3.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (13.73%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) ERP
7 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.88%) Coaching
7 3 (5.88%) High Availability
8 2 (3.92%) Change Control
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) VBScript
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.96%) HND
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Data Guard
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) IBM
5 4 (7.84%) JD Edwards
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) SAP
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) HP
8 1 (1.96%) Google
8 1 (1.96%) Greenplum
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £44500 per annum + Bens - health, pens + more
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago